Hosea Lai

About Hosea Lai
  • Head of Social Impact, APAC, LinkedIn Singapore Pte Ltd
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Hosea strongly believes in giving back, because we have been given so much in our lives. As the Head of Social Impact (APAC) at LinkedIn, his work involves helping job seekers facing barriers connect to resources and networks to build meaningful careers.

Prior to his current position, he worked in multiple public and people sectors, such as the National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre, where he was the Director for Volunteerism Division.  At Habitat for Humanity International, he held multiple portfolios, such as the Director of Programmes for Singapore, the Regional Programme Manager, looking after Northeast Asia, and the Sichuan Earthquake Response Director, overseeing the post-earthquake recovery projects in Sichuan. 

Outside of work, Hosea has worked in Myanmar working with child soldiers, a Cyclone Nargis project in Myanmar, as well as tribal work in Thailand.  He has volunteered locally as well as overseas, such as in Nepal and India, as well as post-tsunami Sri Lanka and Aceh.


Developing talent across the continuum of capital

27 Jun 2019

More and more organisations are utilizing a range of approaches in their social investment portfolios, leveraging grant, equity and debt financing alongside non-financial support to maximize their social impact. As their portfolios grow increasingly sophisticated, how are they identifying, recruiting…Read More

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